3 Trawlers with 32,000 tons.
The latest list of freezer trawlers for trawlers in Iceland has now been released and in that can been see that one trawler in
Iceland has fish over 10.000 tons. That is Sólberg ÓF
If you look at the trawlers in Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland, the situation is such that in total in these 3 country's
that by then three trawlers have exceeded 10 thousand tonnes of catch,
At the top is the Atlantic Star in Norway, which is a fully frozen ship and this ship has a history to Iceland because when it was built
then it was first called Helga RE but was sold to Norway at the end of 1999 and then the ship was lengthened and is now 75 m long, but when
trawler was build he was 61 meters long
This trawler has now caught a total of 11,495 tonnes in 11 trips and a maximum of 1401 tonnes in landings.
Atlantic Star movie Eli Poulsen
In second place is Sólberg ÓF from Iceland with 10575 tons in 10 trips and a maximum of 1765 tons in landing, and Sólberg is a fillet freezer trawler,
Sólberg ÓF photo Guðmundur St Valdimarsson
and number 3 is another trawler from Norway called Havstrand and is 69 meters long,
Havstrand has fished a total of 10214 tonnes in 9 trips and a maximum of 1635 tonnes in one landing. Havstrand is a freezer vessel like the Atlantic Star.
Havstrand photo Ole Kristian Hammero
The highest catch in the Faroe Islands is Akraberg with about 7600 tons.